Erin Medley

The Lilac On-the-Go Yarn Tote by Emily Truman

 Slip the handle over your arm to keep your project right at your fingertips, no matter the activity.

The Designer: Emily Truman

Emily is a WAHM of 4 children. She is the Editor of Happily Hooked Magazine and Pattern Pack Pro and the owner of Em’s Corner. She spent her years before children as a middle school math teacher, but now enjoys crocheting at her kids’ sporting events and spoiling her nieces and nephews. She loves to teach her children and her nieces and nephews to crochet. When she’s not crocheting, she’s outside with her camera. She was raised in San Diego but now finds herself in the very hot Southern California desert.

About The Pattern

Skill Level


The Yarn – Knit Picks Dishie

Knit Picks Dishie worsted #4 weight yarn (100% cotton; 190 yds/174m per 3.5 oz/100g skein)
1 skein Eggplant
1 skein Mulberry
1 skein Lilac Mist

Yarn Substitutions

Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton

Bernat Handicrafter

Red Heart Creme de la Creme

Hook & Other Materials

US Size G/6 (4.0mm) crochet hook
Yarn needle


Sizes/Finished Measurements

9” wide x 3” deep x 14” tall after seaming
Panel width = 12”


15 hdc and 12 rows = 4”/10 cm
Gauge is not critical to this project.

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Erin Medley

Erin is the owner of Crochet Medley, and the Publishing Assistant at Happily Hooked Magazine. A born and raised Michigander, she’s a military wife, and mother of two. Some of her favorite things to crochet are hats, cowls, and amigurumi. Crochet was introduced to her as a pre-teen, but became an obsession in 2008 when her son was born, so she opened a little shop to bring others joy! When she isn’t working with yarn, Erin enjoys her two fur babies, hockey, scrapbooking, coloring with the kids, baking, Star Wars, beading, reading, and watching true crime books or shows.

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